Audit Supervisor - Government


Accounting + Finance


Wethersfield, Connecticut

Employment Type



A full-service certified public accounting and advisory firm with a long history of serving clients both domestically and internationally is looking for an Audit Supervisor-Government to join their team!

Job Description:

Compensation : $90000 - $120000
Job ID : 9052

  • Oversee multiple Government engagements concurrently with various teams with the ability to manage budgets and efficiently meet client deadlines.
  • Develop audit objectives, plans, and scope by reviewing available information and conducting research
  • Help design, implement, and maintain internal audit procedures and risk assessment processes
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable plans, policies, and standards
  • Stay current on industry trends, and best accounting and audit practices
  • Prepare and review financial statements and various other accounting statements.
  • Understand internal controls and ability to evaluate and make recommendations for improvement
  • Manage staff to meet deliverable deadlines within budget, identify roadblocks and understand critical milestones to meet client service expectations.
  • Maintains active communication with clients and manage expectations, ensure satisfaction and lead change efforts
  • Review and verify the accuracy of journal entries and accounting classification assigned to various records.
  • Develops new client relationships and expands business/initiates new business opportunities.
  • May or may not oversee and supervise work of staff and senior accountants and assist/train staff.
  • Understanding of federal and state single requirements  (preferred).


Job Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree in Accounting from an accredited college/university required.
  • 5+ years of progressive experience in public accounting required.
  • Current or previous experience auditing Government engagements required.
  • CPA certification preferred or demonstrated progress towards obtaining CPA certification, including required 150-credit coursework.
  • Applied knowledge of Generally Accepted Auditing Principles (GAAP) for governments, Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS), and Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS).
    General knowledge of the requirements of the Uniform Grant Guidance for federal compliance audits.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications required.
  • Ability to meet challenging client requirements, provide services, and possess strong communication, interpersonal, analytical, and research abilities.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and make sound decisions and recommendations in client related matters pertaining to the audit.
  • Must be able to work additional hours as needed to meet client deliverables.
  • Travel to various local client locations via personal vehicle may be required.




Disclosure: The hourly rates and/or salaries listed may or may not reflect total compensation packages including bonus and fringe benefits, etc., nor are the advertisement(s) posted a guarantee of a certain compensation package for a position or bona fide offer of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.